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Hong Kong’s aviation industry takes a battering but ends better than it started


Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) CEO, Stanley Hui Hon-chung, this month summed up the multitude of challenges currently being experienced by Hong Kong’s aviation industry, when he stated that the industry has been “battered by the global financial crisis, in combination with the swine flu outbreak, and further exacerbated by the launch of direct cross-Strait services between the China Mainland and Taiwan”. [1994 words]

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  • Outlook: Still feeling impact of economic downturn and cross-Straits liberalisation, but Christmas peak a positive

Graphs and data:

  • Hong Kong International Airport 2009 traffic growth by quarter
  • Hong Kong International Airport capacity (seats) share: Jan-2010
  • Cathay Pacific pax growth and cargo volume growth: Dec-2007 to Dec-2009
  • Cathay Pacific pax, capacity (ASKs) and traffic (RPKs) growth: Dec-2007 to Dec-2009
  • Cathay Pacific capacity & passenger traffic (% change): Dec-2009
  • Hong Kong visitor arrivals: 2009
  • HACTL cargo traffic growth (% change year-on-year): Dec-2008 to Dec-2009
  • AAT cargo volume growth (% change year-on-year): Nov-2008 to Nov-2009
  • Hong Kong International Airport passenger and cargo growth: Aug-2008 to Dec-2009
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